The declaration means the federal government can send aid to state and local governments and makes federal funding available to affected individuals.
“We’re looking at impact of greater than 50 to 60 million people,” said Louis Uccellini, head of environmental prediction for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Lack said she knew she’d get in trouble for her actions, but said she lived through World War II and it made her angry seeing anyone portray the President as a Nazi.
As the clock ticks closer to the end of the year, Sen. Schumer said he’s confident a deal will be reached.
With two days to go until the next Presidential debate Hofstra University is buzzing. The school’s basketball arena is being transformed into a debate hall, where locals will get to question the Presidential candidates.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is on the stump, campaigning for Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney in the key battleground state of Ohio for a few days.
Gov. Christie, who delivered the keynote address at the Republican National Convention, said Romney’s experience as governor of Massachusetts gives him an advantage.
A recent poll shows most people expect the President to win suggesting momentum from Obama, but Christie said he doesn’t buy it.
In recent months, the billionaire mayor has regularly mentioned the number of people who do not pay federal income tax when asked about the amount of taxes wealthy Americans pay. The independent mayor has repeatedly said everyone should contribute something.
The billionaire independent mayor did not address whether he is better off than he was four years ago, but spoke broadly about the city’s economy.
Democrats and supporters are flocking to Charlotte, North Carolina ahead of the Democratic National Convention, which begins Tuesday.
Westport First Selectman Gordon Joseloff said he knows from experience not to expect reimbursement for security costs during a private presidential visit, but pointed out the president raised $2 million for his re-election campaign when he visited a couple weeks ago.
As speculation continues to grow over who Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will choose as his running mate, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani weighed in on who he thinks is qualified for the job.
In a new Rolling Stone interview, Hank Williams, Jr. thanks ESPN for his career resurgence and says President Obama is “the worst” and “hates America.”
A committee of university presidents approved a plan for a four-team playoff put forward by commissioners of the top football conferences.